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The Lion as Judge (from Fighting Chimeras and Scenes to Aesop's Fables, sixth of twelve plates)

1594
Nicolaes de Bruyn (Netherlandish, 1571–1656)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 261

Dimensions

Sheet: 3.3 × 6.2 cm (1 5/16 × 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M26270

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, right of the lion's tail: 6

Signed

Signed upper right: NB

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in brown ink: [Adalbert von Lanna; Lugt 2773); collector's initial in ink: PJS [Paul J. Sachs; Lugt 2091]; in graphite: 1231; Lanna coll.; Nicolas de Bruyn; "The Lion as Judge:, 1760; 53; a60418; FC; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26270

Provenance

Adalbert von Lanna (b. 1836 - d. 1909), Prague. Paul J. Sachs (b. 1878 - d. 1965), Cambridge, MA; November, 1916, his to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs